Performs moderately complex (journey-level) data analysis and data research work. Work involves conducting detailed analysis of and extensive research on data, providing results, and monitoring and implementing data quality. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Military Crosswalk Information - Veterans, Reservist or Guardsman with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of Army - 25B - Information Technology Specialist; Navy - CT - Cryptologic Technician; Coast Guard - IS - Intelligence Specialist; Marines - 0239 Intelligence Analyst; Air Force - 1N0X1 - All Source Intelligence Analyst; or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirement may meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_PlanningResearchandStatistics.pdf *This is a federally funded position contingent upon continued funding with the possibility of being extended into other CDR related position or projects. *May be required to pass both Federal and State Background check.
Essential Job Elements:
Consults with General Land Office, Community Development and Revitalization, CDBG-DR and FEMA, along with potential external customers to identify user needs. Compiles and queries data related to the Community Development and Revitalization program. Analyzes data using standard statistical tools, methods, and techniques; and interprets results to identify significant differences in data. Cleans and prunes data to discard irrelevant information. Assists Community Development and Revitalization, CDBG-DR, and FEMA teams in developing data quality measures, analyzing data quality results, and implementing necessary changes to ensure data quality improvement. May develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics, and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in data science, business analytics, computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, accounting, finance, mathematics, statistics, economics, or a related field. Two (2) years of additional experience in data analysis, research, compilation, and/or reporting work, or related field. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Three (3) years of additional experience in data analysis, research, compilation, and/or reporting work, or related field.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of statistics and analyzing data sets; of running queries, report writing, and presenting findings; of data models, database design development, data mining, and segmentation techniques; and of record keeping, including security procedures for handling, protecting and distributing confidential data. Skill in the use of computers and applicable software, in analyzing problems and devising effective solutions, in conducting data searches, in evaluating and translating large amounts of data, and in critical thinking. Ability to compile, review, and analyze data; to prepare reports; to maintain accuracy and attention to detail; and to communicate effectively.
This position requires the employee to primarily perform sedentary office work; however, mobility (moving around the work-site) is routinely required to carry out some duties. This position requires extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. It requires the ability to move and position oneself as needed for filing and similar routine office duties. The job also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The individual must be able to move and transport records, documents, boxes, and all related information and materials, weighing up to 20 pounds when required. The individual must be able to remain stationary for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
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The Texas General Land Office/Veterans Land Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. A criminal conviction records check is required for applicants who are selected for a position. The State of Texas requires all males who are 18 through 25 and required to register with the Selective Service to present either proof of registration or exemption from registration upon hire. The U.S. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. The Texas General Land Office is a non-smoking agency. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas. In compliance with the FLSA, the GLO compensates overtime work though time off in lieu of payment.